The Glands of Destiny: a Study of the Personality

By: Geikie-Cobb, Ivo

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Book Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Owner's signature. Some rubbing to ends of spine. Some spotting to page edges and preliminary and final leaves. ; Second edition, revised and enlarged. xv, [1], 272 pages + frontis + plates. "To illustrate his thesis the author shows by a series of brilliant sketches of famous people - Henry VIII, Elizabeth, the Stuart kings, Catherine of Russia, Voltaire, Gibbon, Napoleon - how the predominance of one or more glands has influenced their characters and actions [...] It is a though-compelling account, showing that we think and act under the influence of glands, the functions of which we have only recently begun to understand. "; 8vo

Title: The Glands of Destiny: a Study of the Personality

Author Name: Geikie-Cobb, Ivo

Categories: Category Available, test2,

Edition: Second Edition

Publisher: London, William Heinemann Medical Books: 1936

Binding: Original Cloth

Book Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 9620

Keywords: Glands Human Body Henry VIII Elizabeth The Stuart Kings Catherine Of Russia Voltaire Gibbon Napoleon